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Contempo Choral Festival Open to All Non-Traditional Choirs

The Alabama Chapter of ACDA is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Contempo Choral Festival (formerly Alabama State Show Choir & Jazz Choir Festival). The festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, January 15-16, 2021 at Vestavia Hills High School. The event is open to traditional and non-traditional ensembles of all grade levels, ages, genres, sizes, and levels of experience. This includes elementary, middle, high school, and collegiate show choirs, jazz choirs, pop a cappella groups, and more! Three judges will adjudicate each choir based on their performance (not compared to other choirs). Each choir will receive a plaque with their festival rating on it, as well as the adjudicators’ scores and comments.

This is an adjudicated event open to any middle school or high school show or jazz choir in the state of Alabama. Choirs participating may use live or taped accompaniment. Each choir will have a maximum 25 minutes to set-up, perform, and clear the stage. Registration is $275 per choir. Mail completed application form by November 1, 2020. Checks should be made payable to "Alabama ACDA" and mailed to the address below. OR you can call Jim Schaeffer with credit card information at (334)750-3608.

Spain Park High School
Attn: Jim Schaeffer
4700 Jaguar Drive
Birmingham, AL 35242

Adult (13-UP): $10.00
Child (5-12): $5.00
Toddler (4-UNDER): Free

We will accept cash and card at both the admission table and in concessions.

Contempo Choral

  • When:Jan. 15-16, 2021
  • Where:Vestavia Hills, AL
  • Who:All Choirs
  • How:Email Us

Registration Form


  • LaDona Tyson
    Pearl River Community College
  • Megan Santi
    AXIOM A Cappella
  • Lora Jean Jones
    Freelance Choreographer
  • Scott Thorne
    Homewood High School